home   about

Wired & Hired
The Waiting
I have come to understand what Tom Petty meant when he said, “The Waiting is the hardest part” For several reasons. I’m a recruiter waiting, waiting, waiting on my clients to make offers, make comments, even to call me back. I have candidates that have been interviewing for 4 MONTHS. Seriously. However, in the midst of all this – indigestion, shortness of breath, anxiety-ridden thinking, I have realized that I can only do so much to control the situation. More importantly, I understand...
 Wired & Hired - Mon, 08/18/2008 - 22:59

Wired & Hired
Oh, You’re Looking to Cross into the Dark Side?
The excitement builds as I come across the perfect candidate. The ideal amount of experience. Worked on key accounts that will have the agency drooling. Willing to relocate anywhere in the country. Not money motivated. An advertising recruiter’s wet dream. Well almost. I seem to be running into this a lot lately. I get excited when I finally get them on the phone after a few days of playing phone tag. I get them talking to me before I pitch the agency I have in mind for them and these dreaded...
 Wired & Hired - Wed, 08/13/2008 - 08:08

Wired & Hired
The Fickle Five
Advertising is a fickle beast and because of this, those who depend on its bounty for their livelihood must be able to act with fluidity when it comes to change. Especially in the first five years of an advertising career. One must build a strong, diverse portfolio as well as a respectable resume. To ensure that the industry won’t first coddle you then turn around and gag you up slowly and painfully, like a knotted hairball, one must make the right decisions from the beginning. What constitutes...
 Wired & Hired - Thu, 07/24/2008 - 12:38

Wed, 12/31/1969 - 20:00

home | about